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Dec 26, 2012 4:00am PST
their stake in the energy business. energy was once a popular investment on wall street. in 2008, big banks were so involved in the market that banks powered an estimated 2 out of every 5 residential customers. however, lower prices and more regulation following the enron collapse are causing firms to take a step back from the business. recently, federal regulators banned jpmorgan chase from selling electricity for 6 months. it's part of an investigation that the bank manipulated energy prices in some parts of the u.s. the holiday parties are winding down on wall street. several financial firms in new york called off holiday events or scaled back. report say morgan stanely and credit suisse did not sponsor parties. citigroup, deutche bank, barclays and the investment banking unit of bank of america left it up to individual departments to pay out of their own accounts. back in the day, as in before the financial crisis, wall street firms rented out nightclubs and steakhouses in midtown for holiday celebrations. the u.s. government is calling in the national academy of sciences for yet anothe
FOX
Dec 31, 2012 12:00pm PST
's splitting losing its shear, losing some of its energy. now, disregard this 59 in livermore. the thermometer went bad about 6:00 this morning. but 40s everywhere else. i've seen not far away about 45. 46 antioch, 48 fairfield. they were down to 29 this morning, so was napa and santa rosa. a lot of 30s. right at 50 or upper 40s. 6 below in tahoe. now a balmy 29. 42 in ukiah. it was 28 this morning. a lot of 20s including clearlake. i doubt there's any shower activity up in the northern part of the state. but that's really the extent it because most of this is heading down to southern california. in fact, we'll get some clouds but overall, the clouds will be sliding south. as it goes south and splits it takes away some of its energy. still kind of chilly, below average temperatures. cloud cover will be in later. sunny here, a little bit of increasing clouds. mostly sunny, partly cloudy. not much of a breeze. still chilly temperatures with upper 40s and very low 50s. a little warmer by the bay. not a lot. just a little bit. it does look like the pattern is changing. we had a very active novembe
FOX
Dec 31, 2012 5:00am PST
coming in we'll split. that will take some of the energy away. we'll get some high clouds out of it. 30s and 40s. a lot of 30s here. five below up in tahoe. 36 sacramento. 28 up in ukiah. 29 eureka. that is cold air all over the place. expect for the higher clouds this system more active toward southern california. this system coming in and splitting. clouds sliding south. cold lows. chilly high temps. upper 40s very low 50s. a little breeze out toward the valley. nothing too outrageous. so cold morning. breezy in the valley. maybe some of the higher elevations as well. upper 40s or very low 50s. again close to the bay or also by the coast. and even temperatures starting off 30s and 40s tonight a little cold. mostly clear. partly cloudy. temperatures really dropping past. bundle up. the extended outlook not much going on here. there will be increasing clouds and maybe a system visiting us by the weekend. i think it will split and go south. >>> time now 5:10. another scathing report on the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. the policy changes for the state department recommended by th
FOX
Dec 24, 2012 9:00am PST
is in motion. she sent out the call, and several replied. this man took his time, energy and created this. it was amazing. >> what was it like to see your son's face light up when he saw this message? >> when i saw him see that, it was just tears. >> brian, what would you like to say to the reddic community as a whole? >> i would like to tell them random acts of christmas is excellent. it helps kids live their dreams. this boy lived his dream. >> cameron, if you could say anything to iron man right now what would you tell him? >> thank you. >> cameron, we think you're a superhero. >> i am iron man. >> that's right. >>> he's performed with madonna at last year's super bowl. >> madonna was like hey, love you, you should come on tour with me. andy lewis said no. >> we have the story on why he turned down such a huge opportunity. >>> and another daredevil who took the opportunity to break a world [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bun
FOX
Dec 24, 2012 9:30am PST
an energy source that produces an electrical current. >> what happened to matt? >> you know when you have a potato clock? same idea. i got a set of encyclopedias that is killing it right now. >> next video, penguin escape. >> that really looks like a penguin. i do not think that's a small person in a penguin costume. ♪ >> this is a penguin escape. >> you know why i think it's real? he did the run, he ran a little funny. >> real penguin, i think it's a set up. >> throw fakes, one real. >> when you see the eagle that snatches the kid? >> yeah. this is from the same class of students. this is another phony video. >> we knew it, see? >> the last video i'm sad to say is called meet johnny booger finger. >> no! >> he ate it! >> yeah. >> is he going inside his nose -- no he went inside. >> just super comfortable on the subway. >> which makes me believe this is fake. who would go to town like this? he's like scratching his brain he's going so hard at it. >> i kind of agree with you as well. >> how do you fake put your finger up your nose? this is real. >> i think he's so in his own world that h
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 12:00pm PST
to good use, eventually turning them into renewable energy. this is the demonstration just about an hour ago here outside city hall as workers put a couple dozen trees in to the chipper. crews from the recycling contractor will begin collecting people's old trees starting next week. workers expect in the end to recycle more than 500-tons of trees. the manager said all of those wood chips can be burned. the heat turns the generator and creates power. when you put your old tree out on the curb for pick up make sure to take everything off it. >> if the lights and ornaments still on it we can't put it in the chipper, it'll contaminate the load, ruin the product. if it's not stripped of all those things that will go into the trash and to the landfill. we don't want that. >> reporter: if you live in san francisco, you can pit your tree out on the curb starting next wednesday, january 2nd, put it out onto normal collection day next to the trash bin and the folks will come by and grab it. the program will go for two weeks and there is no charge. >> tornados in the south and snow in the midwes
FOX
Dec 31, 2012 4:30am PST
will come by. you split a system you take a lot of the energy out of it. pretty active pattern. our low came by friday into saturday was pretty active down in southern california. it looks like that will be the pattern. the little lows will dip toward southern california. mostly sunny. a cold morning. breezy out in the valley or some of the higher elevations. upper 40s and low 50s. there will be an increase in high clouds. a little system will drop down tuesday. won't do much. it will keep us on the chilly side. it looks dry wednesday, thursday all the way into friday. maybe this system clipping us. i don't think much in the way of rain. >>> it will be one of the busiest days of the year for many bay area good will stores. doors open at 7:00 for the event at san francisco's mission street location. former mayor willie brown is kicking off the donating ton by giving away 90 items. >>> the rose parade doesn't start for hours but many people are getting ready to claim their spots. pasadena police doesn't allow anyone to start claiming a spot until noon today. they must remain in place until the
FOX
Dec 31, 2012 6:00am PST
be systems coming in. you can see it splitting. when that happens you take a lot of energy away. it was 28 at santa rosa. now 30. disregard that 50 at livermore. it's about 32-59. 40s for some. a lot of 30s. san rafael 33. five below up in tahoe. 28 ukiah. 28 up in middletown. now there is a little bit of rain activity. could develop up toward the north coast. when the systems split it takes a lot of the energy out. this is heading right there. already heading forward southern california. we get a lot of cloud cover out of it. clouds sliding south. cold to chilly temps today. and highs upper 40s to screw up, very low 50s. sun and clouds. a cold, colds morning. chilly temps on the high temps as well. a little breeze for some. not too bad. 40s and low 50s. especially inland. warmest temps will be by the bay. if you are heading out tonight bundle up. partly cloudy or closer to the coast. it will be a chilly night. about the same on tuesday. quiet wednesday and thursday. there will if a system approaching toward the end of the week. i think it will fall apart. dave. >>> we are live in san jose
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
in the world, best restaurant in the world. >> just wonderful people. will miss their energy. >> no cheese, just beans and rice. >> reporter: this mom remembers how tony memorized her kids' orders. >> he would have it all i hit the cash register. >> reporter: how did it succeed for all these years? >> we are hard working people. we care. we care about people. that's the way it is. >> reporter: tony has no plans to reopen, a relocation is so expensive so for now we'll take a break, much deserved. we're live in kentfield. >>> some people in the bay area today are marking the start of the 7-day sell brag of kwanzaa, an african american tradition dating back to the 1960s. a fee festival was held -- free festival was held this sausalito today. as many as 1500 visitors were expected to attend the 15th annual kwaunza kickoff celebration. >> kwanzaa is a celebration of building community. there are seven days and each one of the days represents some aspect of building community throughout the year. >> kwanzaa is a non-religious, non-political celebration of african american culture and heritage
FOX
Dec 27, 2012 5:00am PST
in the hospital for a while for complications related to bronchitis. >> aide few low energy days and things started to snowball from there. >> mr. bush is now on a liquids own diet. his children have all been frequent visitors at the hospital. >>> they are making their way back to washington d.c. for fiscal negotiations. carla campbell has more on the deadline. >> reporter: timtim geithner says has of now they will reach their debt ceiling on monday and they have to make an accounting move so they will not hit the ceiling. they are warning he will have to take extraordinary measures, including once that affect retirement accounts. there have been fiscal negotiations but there has been no movement. today there could be and the president gets back from hawaii and we are expecting an earful from the senate when they get back to work in less than two hours. channel 2 news. >>> well a worker has died from a construction accident. the tragic incident happened at 40 edge hill way at twin peeks. the man's identity has not been released. >>> it must pass more scrutiny before it can return online. it
FOX
Dec 24, 2012 5:00am PST
say they will be at the malls today and they are open. they actually like the energy of shopping right up into the last minute. i must say they hate the crowds but they couldn't get out to the stores any sooner. >> okay, good luck to you. >>> it is the last full week for the explore tore yum and -- for exploring and that's because they will move to pier 15. the operation is scheduled for january 22nd and the mission will be free and the new location is schedule to open on january 15thth. >> you have to go. >> yes, i will check it out. >>> 5:19, a new school in the south bay will teach more than english science and math, why students are expected to do their job. >>> and we have a golden opportunity to clinch the division title. >>> and you can wake up every morning and get the morning's top stories sent straight to your cell phone and you can get your wake-up call by texting the word wake up to 70123. o?oowq . >>> it will require students to earn a new tuition. san jose was recently proved and will open in 2014. students will attend class four days a week and work one day a week. it av
FOX
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
americans say they will still be in the malls today, christmas eve. some shoppers say they like the energy of shopping right up until the last minute. others say they hate the crowds, but they just couldn't get out to the stores any sooner. >>> and it turns out shoes are one of the most popular gifts this holiday season. shoppers say shoes are one gift they know will be used and the sizes are unlikely to change. footwear ranks fing. they weren't in the top ten last year. >>> the prelude to the lord of the rings movie is still the most popular movie in the u.s. >> the tiny hobbit is running circles around some of the biggest hollywood names. the hobbit and unexpected journey remains number one. >>> this is 40, rise to the gardens and lincoln rounded out the top five. >>> our photojournalist introduces us to one choir who has been spreading cher for generations -- clear for generations. >> it's kind of a lank to me. >> music is everything to me -- language to me. >> music is everything to me. >> music is such a healing thing. ♪ >> my father, perry phillips, was the choir director here. sta
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 10:00pm PST
. >> wonderful people. i will miss the energy. their love. >> cruz says the doors will close after this saturday. he says he has no plans to reopen, adding relocating is just too expensive. >>> one east bay city known for being one of the most dangerous in the country is seeing what could be the start of a turn around. we find out what could be making the difference. >> a political band with thousands of children caught in the middle. the law expected to be signed that will ban americans from adopting children in one country. >> get ktvu news to go. click on the live icon, and you can watch all of our newscasts live on your mobile device. >>> we have new video in eastern contra costa county, where there is a gas leak tonight. the leak was reported earlier this evening, in front of a home in the 600 block of allbrook court in brentwood. that home and two others have been evacuated as a precaution. crews determined the leak is from and underground vault. >>> a bay area city with a reputation for violent crime is seeing a dramatic turn around. new at 10:00, the number of homicides in richmond has d
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am PST
community launching a rocket that skirted japan's territory. there is also japan's energy policy with him suggesting nuclear power will stay on the table despite ongoing troubles. >> new, a major blow to the syria government. the general of the military police appeared on television last night and announced he was defecting and joining the rebels. while dozens have left since the crisis started he is one of the highest ranging to abandon the government. >>> the taliban is claiming responsibility for a suicide bombing outside a united states base in eastern afghanistan. officials say a car bomb went off at the gates of camp chapman. the blast killed a security guard and two delivery truck drivers. officials say the base has been targeted by attacks in the past. >>> egypt has a new constitution. the president signed the constitution into law more than ten million voted to support it. more than two thirds didn't participate in the vote. critics say it passed to fast. human rights watch said it protects some rights and undermines others. >> the president of russia could decide if americans
FOX
Dec 27, 2012 7:00am PST
last month. >> he just started to have a few low energy days and things kind of snowball from there. >> he has a high fever and is now on a liquids only diet. his wife and sons have all been frequent visitors. >> the east coast is being hit with more powerful storms. airlines have cancelled hundreds of flights because of the storm, heavy snow has been falling in pennsylvania. upstate new york. thousands of holiday travelers stranded across the country. >> you can't change it so you take it for what it is. make the best of a bad situation. >> in the bay area dozens of flights to the east coast were grounded. airports have had delays because of the rain here and there is more rain expected in the bay area on friday so the local flight delays could continue through the new year. >> a new york city hospital set to officially reopen today two months after it was forced to close down because of sandy. 300 patient has to be evacuated from nyu at the time of the storm. the hospital received $150 million in federal aid and repairs. some outpatient services have already been back in oper
FOX
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am PST
. some rain is trying to get its act together, especially in the north so far i think the rain energy is back behind us t. is the cloud rain forecast. sometimes the models don't handle these systems very well but we're okay and by this evening we'll start to cloud up, there it is some of the rain starting to spin up late tonight into early saturday. heading into tahoe which is mainly cloud. clouded up today and sunday. it will be warmer due to the cloud cover but not much. but monday clear and mostly sunny, but lows back near 0 like today. rain along the coast to the north but not until later on. upper 50s, low 50s so it's a chilly morning out there. no doubt about it. bundle up, we won't be very warm today. clouds will continue to be with us into saturday and some of the rain should be out of here saturday morning. cold and breezy on sunday. a fast moving system maybe on monday, but then mostly sunny and rather brisk on tuesday. >> all right. 7:39, a rare tornado touchdown in watsonville during last weekend's storm. the national weather service confirmed that the twister formed over
FOX
Dec 30, 2012 7:00am PST
from store shelves in the next year. a federal law requires lightbulbs to be more energy efficient. the bulbs use 75% less energy and have a longer shelf life. >> one of the things that is night about the bulbs that are more energy efficient in many ways they are more versatile and can use them in in more fixtures. >> led lights will cost twice as much. >>> while most of the country reported disappointing holiday sales, a new report says bay area sales were strong. according to the mercury news several retailers across the bay area says sales were up this holiday season but nation- wide it was a different story. the numbers show this was the weakest holiday sales season since 2008 when a country was in the middle of the recesslast sunday drivers in san francisco can park for free so enjoy it. starting next week all city meters will be enforced from noon until 6:00 p.m. on sunday. the city says paid parking is necessary because commercial districts are just as busy on sundays as they are on saturdays. meters in tourist areas already charge seven days a week from 7:00 a.m. until 11:0
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